S C H O O L S
Contributed by Doyle Yates
2nd Row: DorsieJones, Clifford Jowers, Henry Azbill, Sid Blankenship, Ruby Blankenship, Gritha Blankenship, Betty Moore
3rd Row: Dee Little, Bob Blankenship, Ed Bailey, Alvin Fesmire, Jeff Little, Riley Wright, Joe Blankenship, Ernest Bailey, Losure Blankenship, Ben Bailey, Relford Jowers, Gene Gorman, Margie Bailey, Cletha Blankenship
4th Row: Elias McBridge, John Little, Riley Bridges, Esen Goff, Jim Cox, Deward Blankenship, Florence Blankenship, Dollie Fesmire, Ollie Cox, Ida Bridges, Johnie Garner, Vester Blankenship, Eddie Jowers, Bob Little
Front Row: Ernest Lee Blankenship, Gen. Howell Meadows, Nathaniel Jones, Junior Bailey, J.D. Blankenship, Clayton Meadows, (?), James Bailey
Second Row: Lavone Blankenship, Imogene McPeake, (?), Nadine Stanfill, Elizabeth McPeake, Lorene McPeake, Eula Mae Middleton, Allen Wayne Yates, Matthew McPeake
Third Row: Mary Beth Bailey, Bethlene Blankenship, Louise Yates, Marie Scott, (?), Juanita Blankenship, Pauline Scott, Lee Moore Meadows, Reeford Jowers, Willie Montgomery, Leala Meadows Cook
Fourth Row:Dortha McPeake, Milton Buck, R.C. Moore, G.W. Montgomery, Thomas Meadows, James Jowers, Mary Sue Goff and Dewey Howell, teachers.
Fifth Row:Jeanetta Strickling, Leola Mae Jones, Ray Middleton, Willard Yates, Alma Erwin, Clois Stanfill, Herbert Blankenship, Eton Buck
Back Row; Ruth Meadows, Zula Middleton, Velma Goff, Leathie yates, Thomas Blankenship.
The photo was furnished by Helen Wooley.
Contributed by Lucille (Tuck) Jones from a newspaper article.
The school was named for Mr. Riley Presley. He gave the land to the county for the school house. Three buildings have been used. The first teacher was Mr. Swain. The The present teachers are Goy Snider and Ruby Miller with average attendance of 58.